Large wildlife have a more difficult time keeping cool and hydrated, and have adapted differently to survive in arid ecosystems. From coyotes to tortoises to camels, Owen Megura explains some unique survival tactics large animals have evolved in the harsh conditions of their desert habitat in this short animation.
Two scientists bring melittology to children’s lit in order to champion the importance of native bees and nurture an early sense of appreciation for the natural world.
Picture a the classic Pac-Man meeting a delectable pineapple bun — add legs and eyes and you have the Pac-Man frog. As their name implies, these ambush predators will eat almost anything!
Wetlands come in many shapes and forms, and are found in the most unexpected of places — even here in Nevada!
The Bureau of Land Management plans to capture at least 22,000 wild horses and burros — nearly doubling the number they captured in 2021.
Meet the Mekong Giant Catfish, which can weigh up to 770 pounds, has no teeth, and looks absolutely ridiculous. But they’re disappearing quickly — having been listed by the IUCN as a critically endangered species in 2011.
Kayaking The Salmon River From Source To Sea: How This RSJ Alum Is Fighting Imminent Salmon Extinction
Three women are undertaking a thousand-mile journey to raise awareness about the four dams choking the life out of the Lower Snake River.
An extremely rare wildflower known only to grow in the Reno-Virginia City-area was recently found on the site of a proposed townhouse development.
An unlikely partnership between livestock ranchers and a government conservation agency keeps rangeland grouse-friendly — and out of the hands of developers.
A polar sea squirt produces a chemical that has demonstrated success in fighting certain cancer cells. Reno scientists are unzipping its DNA to find out why.